At Edgerton Hospital, we believe in helping our community to stay safe! We're happy to provide tips and information on how to prevent an injury that may land you in our emergency room.
Living in Wisconsin, you know that severe weather can pop up at any time. Knowing what to do to protect yourself in the event of a thunderstorm or tornado is vitally important. Following are tips to help keep you and your loved ones safe.
Thunderstorms are dangerous storms that include lighting and can include powerful winds over 50 mph, create hail, cause flash flooding and tornadoes.
IF YOU ARE UNDER A THUNDERSTORM WARNING, FIND SAFE SHELTER IMMEDIATELY!
Tornadoes can destroy buildings, flip cars, and create deadly flying debris. They can happen anytime/anywhere, bring intense winds over 200 mph, and look like funnels.
A tornado watch means that tornadoes are possible in your area. Remain alert for approaching storms. Be prepared to move to safety.
A tornado warning means a tornado has been sighted or indicated by weather radar. Move to a place of safety right away.
IF YOU ARE UNDER A TORNADO WARNING, FIND SAFE SHELTER IMMEDIATELY!
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